Watertown Has an Impressive Event Season Planned

Published On: Thursday, April 28, 2022By Categories: Blog, Event News and Reviews, General NewsTags: , , , , , ,

Watertown’s calendar is packed with exciting events in 2022. Music, markets, fun runs, comedy shows, and more. This list continues to grow! Don’t miss a thing by following Watertown Tourism on Facebook.

 

APRIL

 

APR 30: Live music by 52nd Street – The Music of Billy Joel. Sponsored by YES! Watertown.  Turner Hall, 301 S. Fourth St. 8pm-11pm

 

MAY

 

MAY 1: Octagon House Season Opens.

May, September, October open Saturday and Sunday 12pm-3pm.

Weekdays by appointment

June, July, August Open daily 12pm-3pm Closed Tuesdays

919 Charles St.

 

MAY 3: Watertown Farmers Market Opens for Season

Open Tuesdays, May-October, 7am-noon

Riverside Park, 850 Labaree St.

 

MAY 7: 2nd Annual Whiskey and Wine Walk.   Sample wine and whiskey at 15 various downtown Watertown locations.

 

MAY 14: Watertown Citywide Rummage. Hosted by the Watertown Daily Times. 8am-4pm

 

May 18: Fly-In Food Fest. Theme is I Love America. Enjoy classic brats and Burgers with pilots and aviation enthusiasts. Watertown Municipal Airport, 1741 River Dr. 5pm-7pm

 

MAY 21: Charlie Berens Midwest Survival Tour.  7pm, Turner Hall, 301 S. Fourth St.

 

June

 

JUNE 15: Fly-In Food Fest. Theme is Summer Fiesta. Enjoy tacos, tacos, and more tacos with pilots and aviation enthusiasts. Watertown Municipal Airport, 1741 River Dr., 5-7pm.

 

JUNE 18: Live Music of Cherry Pie at River Bend RV Resort. $20 tickets available the day of the event. Doors open at 7pm. W6940 Rubidell Rd.

 

JUNE 20: Music at the Museum. Outdoor concert series on the grounds of the Octagon House Museum, Harold and the Doby Effects (70’s and 80’s pop and motown). 919 Charles St., Watertown, 6:30-8pm.

 

JUNE 25: Tour Da Goose. Ride to support the Rock River Community Clinic for 12, 22, 42, 62, or 100 mile routes. Riverside Park, 850 Labaree St.

 

JUNE 25: Watertown Community Celebration and Vendor Fair. Children’s activities, and a HUGE vendor fair. Downtown Watertown, 9am-5pm

 

July

 

JULY 4: 4th of July Parade. Huge 130+ unit parade in historic downtown Watertown, 10am.

 

JULY 18: Music at the Museum. Outdoor concert series on the grounds of the Octagon House Museum, featuring Bruce A. Henry (smooth jazz and standards.) 919 Charles St., Watertown, 6:30-8pm.

 

JULY 21: Downtown Watertown Craft Beer Walk. Sample craft beers at various downtown locations.

 

August

 

AUG 4: Watertown Public Library’s Garden Tales Farmers Market Opens for the Season. 3-6pm, Watertown Public Library.

 

AUG 11-14: Watertown Riverfest. 4-day music festival featuring national acts. Music, food, carnival rides, midway games, huge craft fair, huge car show, roving acts, and more! Watertown, Riverside Park, 850 Labaree St.

 

AUG 17: Fly-In Food Fest. Theme is Hawaiian Night. Enjoy a pork and corn roast with pilots and aviation enthusiasts. Watertown Municipal Airport 5-7pm.

 

AUG 22: Music at the Museum. Outdoor concert series on the grounds of the Octagon House Museum. 919 Charles St., Watertown, 6:30-8pm.

 

AUG 20: Live Music of Jerrod Niemann at River Bend RV Resort. $20 tickets available the day of the event. W6940 Rubidell Rd., Watertown.

 

September

 

SEPT 8: 6th Annual Downtown Watertown Wine Walk. Enjoy white and red wine samples at various locations in downtown Watertown.

 

SEPT 11: Watertown Airport Community Day. Enjoy a pancake breakfast, static displays, airplane rides, demos, and more! Watertown Municipal Airport, 1741 River Dr.

 

SEPT 17: Watertown Citywide Rummage. Hosted by the Watertown Daily Times. 8am-4pm, wdtimes.com.

 

SEPT 17: Watertown Donut Dash 5k. 5K run/walk and 1K youth run sponsored by the Watertown Police Department to raise awareness and assistance to people affected by domestic violence.

 

SEPT 18: Octagon House Ice Cream Social with 1st Brigade Band. Nationally recognized 1st Brigade Band will play Civil War era music on antique instruments. Enjoy ice cream and a variety of cakes.  919 Charles St., Watertown, 1:30-4pm.

 

SEPT 21: Fly-In Food Fest. Theme is Tailgate Time. Enjoy tailgating and cornhole tournament with pilots and aviation enthusiasts. Watertown Municipal Airport, 1741 River Dr., 5-7pm.

 

SEPT 24: Music for Murals. Dance the night away with Cold Sweat and the Brew City Horns, an 8 piece show band playing the best current and classic pop dance music. Turner Hall, 301 S. Fourth St.

 

October

 

OCT 15: 1st Brigade Band Harvest Ball. Watertown’s nationally renowned  1st Brigade Band plays live music on period antique brass instruments while guests dance to waltzes, polkas & reels of that era. Period dress encouraged. Turner Hall, 301 S 4th St., 7pm-10pm

 

OCT 29: Pumpkin Palooza. Fun for the whole family! Downtown Watertown business trick-or-treat, 1-3pm.

 

OCT 29: Watertown Citywide Trick-or-Treat. 4-7pm

 

November

 

NOV 18-20: Women’s Only Weekend. Store specials, SWAG bag filled with samples, coupons, and Ladies Loot. Saturday evening celebration with raffles and entertainment. Downtown Watertown.

 

NOV 20: Turner Hall Craft Fair. Two floors of fresh wreaths, hand-crafted décor, jewelry, and much more! Turner Hall, 301 S 4th St., 8am-3pm.

 

NOV 24: Run Turkey Run 5k. Start your Thanksgiving holiday with a scenic 5k run/walk and 1k kids fun run. Awards will be given to the top 3 male and females along with top 3 in each age division. Enjoy music before, during, and after the race.

 

NOV 26-27: Octagon House Annual Holiday Play. Four-scene play set in the historic Octagon House Museum. Performances every half hour. 919 Charles St., Watertown, 11am-3pm,

 

NOV 26: Christmas Parade of Lights. Enjoy an after-dark parade full of unique floats, bands, and lots and lots of lights! Downtown Watertown, 5:30pm.

 

December

 

DEC 1-18: Watertown Window Wonderland. Enjoy nine blocks of Watertown’s historic Main Street dressed in its holiday best. Vote for your favorite downtown window displays.

 

DEC 4: Watertown Holiday Parade of Homes. Tour 5-6 beautiful Watertown homes dressed in their holiday best. 1-5pm.

 

Robin Kaufmann is the Tourism Manager for the city of Watertown. She eats, sleeps, and breathes travel in her personal and professional life. She is the voice of Watertown Tourism, and the Facebook specialist for Enjoy Jefferson County Tourism.

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